Julia Groves is a member of Nesta’s Impact Investment Committee. She is the Managing Director for Sustainability at the British Business Bank. She has been working on building a more sustainable economy for over 20 years. This has included funding renewable energy generation, making finance more democratic and creating sustainable investment products. Most recently she was a Partner and executive committee member at a UK private equity firm, where she led their transition to becoming a Responsible Investor. Prior to this Julia was the Founding Chair of the UK Crowdfunding Association, a founder and director of a number of start-ups, and she remains an active angel investor in early-stage sustainable businesses.